Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
in 2011. the video shows an aerial view of an airport and a city said to be a u.s. drone base in kandahar, afghanistan. iran says it used the drone to build its own unmanned aircraft. so far no official comment on the video from the u.s. >>> plenty of questions about u.s. drone policies are expected today as lawmakers question president obama's nominee to lead the cia. white house counter-terrorism chief john brennan will appear before the senate intelligence committee. his confirmation hearing starts just hours after lawmakers are set to receive a classified report on the rationale for drone strikes targeting americans who work with al qaeda overseas. >>> the pentagon is reducing the number of aircraft carriers in the persian gulf to one from two. the defense department made that announcement yesterday as deep automatic spending cuts loom for defense and domestic programs here. those cuts will kick in at the beginning of next month. and unless congress agrees to an alternate budget plan before then. defense secretary leon panetta says sev
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
and his friends flew to new orleans from three different cities just to celebrate mardi gras. >> san francisco. >> i traveled from wisconsin. >> ohio. >> reporter: they organized their trip on facebook. and now it's time to party. >> whoo! >> reporter: this group is on a girls vacation. >> today was just about slopping and fun. >> reporter: this woman came from israel. >> like it very much. >> reporter: this guy dressed for the occasion. >> i'm a little bit of everything. i'm a lot to take in. ha. >> reporter: from hotel balconies to packed streets, party-goers are taking over new orleans. [ screaming ] >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting during mardi gras. for police that means constant crowd control. this parade will go about five miles through new orleans. they are throwing everything from beads to coins to glasses. some people staked out spots hours before the parade. >> i'm here first, i don't want to be in the back. >> reporter: but mardi gras veterans in how to go with the flow. >> don't worry about anything. >>
Feb 13, 2013 5:00am PST
for the suspect accused of killing a 13-year- old suisun city girl. officers arresting anthony lamar jones last week. he is suspected of killing genelle conway allen whose body was found in fairfield in allan witt park. they had jones under 24-hour surveillance after the murder, according to police. >>> the fight against prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage gets support from the city of san jose. >> the city council has voted to join san francisco in arguing against proposition 8 when the united states supreme court hears arguments next month. a san jose vote was 9-1 with mayor reed casting the only no vote. >>> let's check weather. i hear raindrop or raindrops perhaps? >> maybe two if we're lucky but right now it's all about the sunshine. we have patchy fog outside right now but it looks like as we head throughout the day that's going to clear out and a lot of sunshine and warmer temperatures coming your way. still chilly to begin with in the valleys. boy, hovering just above freezing and some patchy fog into the santa rosa area. 34 in napa, 36 in livermore and
Feb 13, 2013 6:00am PST
for the suspect accused of killing a 13-year- old suisun city girl. officers arrested anthony lamar jones last week. he is suspect of killing genelle conway allen, whose body was found in fairfield's allan witt park. according to police, they had jones under 24-hour surveillance since the murder. >>> former giants slugger barry bonds due to appear in an appeals court later today. bonds' lawyers hope to get his obstruction of justice conviction overturned. it all stems from his evasive testimony before a grand jury investigating a performance- enhancing drugs case. that was back in 2003. the ninth circuit court of appeals is expected to take bonds' case and rule at a later date. this has gone on and on and on and on the. >> it sure has. >>> 6:07. now what's going on and on and on for a while? >> sunshine for another four our five days i guess. >> it's going to be nice around the bay area, temperatures well above average but we have a chance of rain in the forecast too. we'll talk more about that in a bit. outside though we have some patchy fog out there.